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[image]IR-10-07 Arundhati Roy Pt. 2 - Initiative Radio
ARUNDHATI ROY is quite possibly the most famous Indian after the Mahatma Gandhi, to fearlessly speak out about political, social and economic injustices inflicted upon India's poor. Today's edition of Initiative Radio airs the question and answer portion of Roy's 2010 San Francisco appearance in support of Kashmir and the Indian under-class, who according to Roy are facing a sort of "gentle genocide" under questionable policies and the guns of corporate sponsored politicians and their militias...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-43-(A) - Initiative Radio
CATHLEEN ANGELO is the Founder and key Missionary of the organization Fighting For Futures. She recently returned home from Cambodia in Southeast Asia where she was involved in a number of community initiatives such as providing children who had never before seen or held a camera, with photography classes; building toilets and showers for the community and making music with young musicians. Cathleen gives Angela an update of all her activities and also talks about the organization's forthcoming ...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-31 - Initiative Radio
From Slam to Hip-Hop, from performance poetry to spoken word, Bob Holman has been a central figure in the reemergence of poetry in American culture. The series he produced for PBS, the United States of Poetry, features over sixty poets including Derek Walcott, Rita Dove, Czeslaw Milosz, Lou Reed and former President Jimmy Carter, as well as rappers, cowboy poets, American Sign Language poets, and Slammers...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]Dahlia Goldenberg, Huairou Commission on Initiative Radio with Angela McKenzie - Initiative Radio with Angela McKenzie
DAHLIA GOLDENBERG HUAIROU COMMISSION The Huairou Commission is an organization that is comprised of a global coalition of networks, institutions and individual professionals that links grassroots women's community development organizations and partners. The networks seeks access to resources, information sharing and political space and at the same time it links dvelopment professionals to on-the-ground practice...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-40 IRINA FIRSTEIN PSYCHOTHERAPY - Initiative Radio
IRINA FIRSTEIN Licensed Individual and Couples Therapist Irina Firstein is a New York City based, licensed therapist who specializes in couples and individual therapy. She immigrated from Russia with her family as a teenager before the Iron Curtain fell and credits the struggles of their immigrant experience with awakening her desire to help others. Firstein describes herself as a romantic-at-heart who likes to shatter common relationship myths because every couple is unique...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-39 Junior Jam Jeff Eisenberg - Initiative Radio
JEFF EISENBERG Junior Jam On this edition of Initiative Radio, Angela McKenzie sits down with ASCAP award winning, singer-songwriter Jeff Eisenberg of "Junior Jam," a trio that sings high energy, interactive and educational songs for children. Eisenberg began his career as a Speech Therapist for the public school system and after working with kids and language development; he incorporated music with the lessons when he realized the routine of teaching language had become arduous for the kids...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-45 - Initiative Radio
BOB PARGAMENT is a Certified Hypnotist and the Founder of the Westchester Hypnosis Center in New York. He has helped many people to tap into their internal powers to achieve greater satisfaction and happiness in their personal lives, by using hypnosis to challenge issues such as smoking cessation, weight loss, fear melting, sports performance, intimacy enhancement, overcoming worry and guilt, deep relaxation and memory improvement among others...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-41 Rock n Roots FRIENDS - Initiative Radio
ROCK 'N ROOTS FRIENDS Tom Boyd & Ann Sternberg OK, here's a question: what thread binds these musicians: The Ravens...Bette Midler...Willie "The Lion" Smith...Dr. John...Bobby "Blue" Bland. It's songs about "Friendship" and this edition of Rock 'n Roots finds friendly music from Robert Johnson all the way up to Joan Armatrading. Look at friendship from a lot of new and interesting perspectives on this classic edition of Rock 'n Roots.
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-24 - Initiative Radio
Over a quarter of a century ago, Ralph McDaniels, known as Uncle Ralph by fans and music industry peers, approached WNYC TV - New York City's public broadcasting station, with the idea of airing music videos in a one hour package called "Video Music Box" (VMB) to showcase musicians who told tales of inner-city life through their beats and rhymes. Needless to say the idea was met with initial resistance but VMB's Nielsen ratings surpassed those of the station's traditional content and cleared the...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-35 NY Holistic Vet - Initiative Radio
DR. JILL ELLIOT Licensed Veterinarian & Animal Lover N.Y. Holistic Vet Dr. Jill Elliot has been practicing traditional and homeopathic veterinary medicine since 1995 and in this edition of Initiative Radio she explains how Holistic medicine addresses both an animal's personality and ailment in order to prescribe appropriate treatment, unlike conventional medicine which tends to suppress symptoms. Dr...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-44 Carmen England CitiWide Harm Reduction - Initiative Radio
CARMEN ENGLAND CitiWide Harm Reduction On this edition of Initiative Radio, Angela McKenzie sits down with Carmen England, a former heroin addict who has been clean for over eight years due to her participation in CitiWide Harm Reduction programs. With the non-judgmental support of Social Workers and Case Managers, Carmen became sober in 2002 and she is now strong enough to be a CitiWide Peer who assists Participants with their healing through outreach, syringe exchange, advocacy and other harm ...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-18 RockNRoots - Initiative Radio
ROCK 'N ROOTS WORK! Everybody talks about jobs. Some even sing about 'em! On this edition of "RocknRoots," hosts Tom Boyd and the late Ann Sternberg present a bunch of great musical expressions of jobs and working. There's jobs music from James Cotton, Nina Simone, Lightnin' Hopkins, the Grateful Dead, Five Chinese Brothers and a lot more. This RnR show first aired in 1999, but the music and the focus on jobs are as fresh as today.
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-07-46 - Initiative Radio
Cathleen Angelo, Impresaria & Philanthropist (eleven2eleven, inc.) Today's show is the first of a two-part salute to New York City venues and promoters who ensure that live music remains a vibrant part of NYC's cultural landscape. In the spirit of "ladies first" Angela McKenzie features Cathleen Angelo, an energetic, young, promoter who enlivens a number of Brooklyn based night spots with the sounds of cutting edge musicians...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-38 - Initiative Radio
JACK WALSH was born and bred in Brooklyn, New York and has made it his life's work to be a steward of the borough's musical and cultural landscape. For three decades now, Walsh has played a substantial role in producing the Celebrate Brooklyn! performing arts festival which is staged annually at the Prospect Park band shell. The festival brings top notch production standards and world class talent to Brooklynites and New York City visitors free of charge...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-01 - Initiative Radio
Music of New York Part 2 Rock 'n Roots Edition As Initiative Radio closes out its' third season, guest hosts Tom Boyd and Ann Sternberg present a two part salute to Initiative Radio's and Rock 'n Roots' hometown of New York City. In classic Rock 'n Roots style, listeners will be treated to a few decades worth of music made famous by artists who came to the Big Apple to secure their place in musical history.
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-15 - Initiative Radio
On today's edition of "Initiative Radio with Angela McKenzie" Angela pays a visit to the New York City headquarters of the B'nai Zion Foundation in Murray Hill, to chat with Campaign Director Justin Brannan. B'nai Zion is a secular, apolitical organization that is just over a century old and its' core mission is raising funds for projects in Israel that improve the quality of life of underprivileged children regardless of their religious and ethnic background...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-17 - Initiative Radio
Angela's guest Sunsara Taylor has been given the honor of being called a lunatic by Bill O'Reilly on the right wing political program "The O'Reilly Factor" during a heated debate about Sunsara and her colleagues' opposition to the Iraq war and the subsequent torture inflicted upon detainees at Guantanamo Bay. Sunsara Taylor is not only an anti-war activist but she is also a writer, speaker and uncompromising atheist...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-22 - Initiative Radio
Marthalicia Matarrita Live Painter & Battle Artist Although it may seem cliché to say that art can be a healing element for people, Angela's guest Marthalicia Mataritta, a New York City born painter is a living testament to this sentiment. As a youth, she and her two brothers grew up in an unstable fashion with their ailing mother and the family moved between New York City and Pennsylvania, then between the Dominican Republic and back to New York City, where they lived in cramped quarters and...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-02 - Initiative Radio
SEASON 3 MIXTAPE Initiative Radio with Angela McKenzie Angela McKenzie looks back fondly on some of her interviews from Initiative Radio's third season. Tune in to hear excerpts from her conversation with Mr. Rinchen Dharlo, President of the Tibet fund whose mission under the guidance of His Holiness the Dalai Lama is to work for the preservation of the distinct culture and national identity of the Tibetan people...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-21 - Initiative Radio
Jason Bowman Director, Fountain Gallery On today's program Angela visits the progressive Fountain Gallery in Hell's Kitchen, NYC to speak with director Jason Bowman who explains why Fountain is not just a gallery it's a movement. Fountain provides an environment for artists living and working with mental illness to pursue their creative visions and to challenge the stigma that surrounds mental illness...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-17 Bowery Mission - Initiative Radio
JAMES MACKLIN & JAMES WINANS THE BOWERY MISSION & KIDS WITH A PROMISE PROGRAM The Bowery Mission has been serving homeless and hungry New Yorkers since 1879 and in 1894 started the Kids With A Promise program to help at-risk youth escape the pitfalls that spending idle Summer days in the Lower Eastside Tenements created. On today's program, James Macklin, Director of Outreach, talks about the changing face of the homeless in New York City; about the programs currently available to help the needy...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-11 - Initiative Radio
Three years ago Fiona Bloom established The Bloom Effect after fifteen years of diverse experience in the music industry. A British invader in her own right Bloom prides herself on being able to recognize, groom and launch emerging talents who might otherwise go unnoticed by other industry insiders. She started her career at the tender age of four as a classical concert pianist but as a young woman when she embarked upon a Kibbutz and brief career as a night club assistant in Israel, her appetit...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-26 - Initiative Radio
Dashaun Jiwe Morris Author In his book War of the Bloods In My Veins: A Street Soldier's March to Redemption, author and motivational speaker Dashaun Jiwe Morris examines a life wrought with sadness unknown to many Americans. Jiwe's transition from a child full of promise to the boy who commits his first drive-by at age 11 is a tragic tale of modern childhood. It is this pivotal moment when the reader knows that his relationship with the Bloods is no fleeting romance but a long-term commitment...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-24 Astronomical Kid - Initiative Radio
BRIAN BRADLEY THE ASTRONOMICAL KID On this installment of Initiative Radio's Salute to Black History Makers series, Angela catches up with fourteen year old, Brooklyn native Brian Bradley, known in the Hip Hop music scene as the Astronomical Kid to discusses the parallels of being a regular kid and a musical sensation. Just like any other kid, Astro battles everyday life, keeping his grades up while leading the life of a Hip Hop prodigy, performing, producing his own sitcoms and cartoons and wri...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-18 - Initiative Radio
Jeremiah Jurkiewicz presides over the College of Staten Island's Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA). He counts himself fortunate that when he came out as homosexual to his parents, they did not estrange themselves from him - in fact they assured him that they would continue to be supportive parents no matter what. This type of reception is not generally the case for other young people who choose to reveal their true sexual identities to friends and family, so with that in mind Jeremiah and his GSA offi...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-16 - Initiative Radio
Reverend Billy and the Life After Shopping Gospel Choir believe that Consumerism is overwhelming our lives. The corporations want us to have experiences only through their products. That our neighborhoods, "commons" places like stoops and parks and streets and libraries, are disappearing into the corporatized world of big boxes and chain stores. But if we "back away from the product" - even a little bit, well then we Put The Odd Back In God! On today's program Reverend Billy Talen meets up with ...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-49 ASPCA - Initiative Radio
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Segment 1: Like many animal lovers, JESSE OLDHAM managed her first feral cat colony in her Brooklyn nighborhood independent of any formal training. Her passion for her hobby led her to become an ASPCA certified Trap Neuter Return (TNR) expert and to found the organization Slope Street Cats where she and other cat loving neighbors could organize their efforts...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-25 Alexis McGill Johnson - Initiative Radio
Alexis McGill Johnson Executive Director The American Values Institute Angela McKenzie speaks at length with Alexis McGill Johnson, Executive Director of the American Values Institute (AVI) to continue celebrating the achievements of Black History Makers. Alexis is a Princeton and Yale graduate and even though her impressive professional history encompasses the worlds of academia, politics and entertainment she has not forgotten her black roots and cultural heritage...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-51 - Initiative Radio
ANTHONY PAPA Drug Policy Alliance This week Initiative Radio with Angela McKenzie takes another look at how the complexities associated with Prohibition have resurfaced in twenty-first century America, in the form of Nelson Rockefeller's draconian Rockefeller Drug Laws. Angela visits the offices of the Drug Policy Alliance to speak with Anthony Papa - an artist, writer, noted advocate against the War on Drugs and Co-founder of the Mothers of the New York Disappeared...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-23 - Initiative Radio
MILLENNIUM ART ACADEMY'S MILLENNIUM PEARL INITIATIVE featuring Lilien Christmas, Opeolu Sehindemi & Patrick Price On this Millennium Art Academy (MAA) edition of Initiative Radio, Angela McKenzie starts her month-long Salute to Black History Makers series by interviewing Ms. Lilien Christmas about her life growing up in segregated parts of New Jersey and about the legacy that she has left and continues to leave behind at ninety-one years old...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-20 - Initiative Radio
Rinchen Dharlo President, The Tibet Fund Since 1959 over 140,000 Tibetans have fled their homeland and endured great hardship to start a new life in exile. The Tibet Fund was founded under the guidance of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, to help improve the lives of these refugees and enable them to maintain their Tibetan way of life and culture. From modest beginnings in 1981, the Tibet Fund has grown to become a primary vehicle for humanitarian assistance for the refugees...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-42 Prohibition and the US Constitution - Initiative Radio
PROHIBITION AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION How the "Noble Experiment" Changed America This week’s edition of Initiative Radio with Angela McKenzie focuses on the United States Constitution and the Prohibition era in which the sale, manufacture and transport of alcohol was banned. Implemented by the 18th Amendment in 1920 and later repealed with the ratification of the 21st Amendment in 1933, Prohibition went into effect via the Volstead Act and was promoted by “dry” supporters such as ...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-34 Gary Farmer Cayuga Nation - Initiative Radio
GARY FARMER Cayuga Nation Native American Actor, Filmmaker, Cultural Activist & Blues Musician Born into the Cayuga Nation, Gary Farmer is a Native American Cultural Activist, Filmmaker, Actor and Blues Musician fronting the band "Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers." Farmer has devoted much of his career to promoting systems of communication between First Nations people and giving them exposure to a broader audience...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-10 - Initiative Radio
Chef Michael M. is the Founder and Executive Chef of Comfort Zone Cooking. He was born up north in the Motor City - Detroit, Michigan but his hunger for creating great tasting meals was birthed down south. In addition to his natural talent for cooking, he fine tuned his abilities during the countless summers he spent in Mississippi with his great aunt Savannah in her kitchen. In adulthood, Michael has taken his family's traditional recipes and added his own color to them, creating new blends of ...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute & ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-16 Travelers Aid International - Initiative Radio
JANE MROSKO TRAVELERS AID INTERNATIONAL John F. Kennedy International Airport, NYC JANE MROSKO, Program Manager of the Travelers Aid International initiative at JFK Airport, sits down with Angela McKenzie during this holiday season to share the details of this reputable but somewhat unknown organization, and to inform listeners of its' mission to help and support travelers so that they will experience safe and pleasant passage...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-08-31 - Initiative Radio with Angela McKenzie
PATRICIA DANDONOLI CEO & President Water Aid America - Part 2 of 2 (Women specific edition) In part two of this compelling series on Water Aid America, Patricia Dandonoli takes us inside the lives of women and girls worldwide and their plight to find clean water and sanitation, and gives us an inside look on how other women, working with Water Aid are directly and indirectly coming to their rescue...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit, individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-08-30 - Initiative Radio with Angela McKenzie
PATRICIA DANDONOLI CEO & President Water Aid America - Part 1 of 2 During this special month commemorating women’s history and the strides that women have made throughout the years, Angela McKenzie sits down with Patricia Dandonoli, CEO and President of Water Aid, a non-profit organization committed to bringing clean water and sanitation techniques to the poorest, most marginalized countries of the world...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit, individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-13 - Initiative Radio
SARGEANT RICARDO ROSADO United States Marine Corps Marine Toys for Tots Foundation This week Angela McKenzie speaks with Sgt. Ricardo Rosado, an active duty Marine for seven years, as he explains his role in the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and its' Marine Toys for Tots initiatives during the holiday season. Toys for Tots was founded by Colonel William Hendricks and his wife Diane, when they realized there was no charitable organization in existence that gave toys to needy children...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit, individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-29 Kayce Freed Jennings - Initiative Radio
Kayce Freed Jennings Co-Founder, Executive Vice President & Senior Producer The Documentary Group Kayce Freed Jennings is co-founder of The Documentary Group. Previously she was Vice President of PJ Productions, where she was also senior producer on documentaries including State of the Union and Out of Control: AIDS in Black America, a recipient of the George S. Peabody Award. Kayce began her early career in the early 1980s at ABC News in London...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-28 RockNRoots Delmark - Initiative Radio
Rock 'n Roots Salute to Black History Makers Blues and Jazz / Delmark Records One of the essential themes of black history is the central role music, particularly jazz and blues, has played in the life and times of black communities across the country. Delmark Records is a Chicago-based label at the heart of the music. From pioneers like Speckled Red and Sleepy John Estes, to blues legends T-Bone Walker, Junior Wells and Buddy Guy, and out-there trailblazer Sun Ra, Delmark has recorded, collecte...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-29 Maxine Nodel - Initiative Radio
MAXINE NODEL Founding Principal Millennium Art Academy Award winning educator Maxine Nodel founded the Millennium Art Academy high school located in the Bronx, New York City in 2003, with the vision of preparing students for the world of college, work and school, using a foundation of humanity, and themes of visual art and intergeneration. Students participate in a variety of individual and group projects that stress critical thinking, problem solving, developmental writing and artistic construc...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-27 - Initiative Radio
A RocknRoots Special for Women's History Month Host Tom Boyd and co-host and special guest Bev Grant salute Women's History Month with Folk, Blues, Contemporary R&B, Rock, and more. Itâs a fast-moving hour of music and talk - featuring West Coast legend Barbara Dane, the powerful sound of Sweet Honey in the Rock; a salute to Rosa Parks by the Neville Brothers, the remarkable Ani DiFranco, and much more...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-27 Rent Is Too Damn High - Initiative Radio
JIMMY McMILLAN Founder The Rent Is Too Damn High Party and Movement During this latest installment of Initiative Radio's Salute to Black History Makers, Angela McKenzie pretty much turns the microphone over to the newly famous politician Jimmy McMillan, founder of The Rent Is Too Damn High Party. Although McMillan is thought to be a character, with his bubbly personality, black gloves and sleek, silver coif and beard, he definitely knows how to keep it real and stand up for the issues he believe...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-10-04 - Initiative Radio with Angela McKenzie
DAHLIA GOLDENBERG HUAIROU COMMISSION The Huairou Commission is an organization that is comprised of a global coalition of networks, institutions and individual professionals that links grassroots women's community development organizations and partners. The networks seeks access to resources, information sharing and political space and at the same time it links dvelopment professionals to on-the-ground practice...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-40 - Initiative Radio
ROCK 'N ROOTS "TRUTH" Tom Boyd & Ann Sternberg Musicians from all over the map and all over the spectrum gather on this edition of RocknRoots to tell - the truth! There's electric blues from Joe Louis Walker, big band swing from Count Basie and Buddy Rich, the authentic and organic sound of Elizabeth Cotton, and a "smush" of Ray Charles, Otis Redding and the Nighthawks. Truth-telling from New Orleans master Eddie Bo, country legend George Jones - in true RocknRoots fashion, a lot of great music ...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-52 - Initiative Radio
Music of New York Part 1 Rock 'n Roots Edition As Initiative Radio closes out its' third season, guest hosts Tom Boyd and Ann Sternberg present a two part salute to Initiative Radio's and Rock 'n Roots' hometown of New York City. In classic Rock 'n Roots style, listeners will be treated to a few decades worth of music made famous by artists who came to the Big Apple to secure their place in musical history.
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-47 - Initiative Radio
Encore Broadcast From Slam to Hip-Hop, from performance poetry to spoken word, Bob Holman has been a central figure in the reemergence of poetry in American culture. The series he produced for PBS, the United States of Poetry, features over sixty poets including Derek Walcott, Rita Dove, Czeslaw Milosz, Lou Reed and former President Jimmy Carter, as well as rappers, cowboy poets, American Sign Language poets, and Slammers...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-35 - Initiative Radio
VANESSA SATTEN rates her looks outside of the traditional beauty standard set by the Hip-Hop music establishment and believes that by virtue of this, it's easier for her to navigate an arena that's dominated by swaggering young men in their prime, who court the industry's celebrated eye candy girls. Maybe she's on to something because Satten has become one of Hip-Hop's most influential women by circumventing the party girl scene and earnestly working her way through the ranks of XXL magazine, pr...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-33 - Initiative Radio
Joe Revitte is a self-described, frustrated movie producer, who was stuck in development hell preparing to make pictures that would never be. So to quench his desire to fully materialize a motion picture project, he looked around his Brooklyn, New York neighborhood for inspiration. The inspiration came in the the form of the local, shared transportation service called the Dollar Van ride, so along with his wife and business partners, Revitte developed the reality based music video format he name...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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[audio]IR-09-37 - Initiative Radio
TAJ WEEKES is a singer-songwriter who performs his craft in the Reggae music genre. He is the founder of the not-for-profit organization They Often Cry Outreach (TOCO) which is dedicated to improving the lives of under-privileged, at-risk and orphaned children in the Caribbean through sport, enrichment, educational and wellness programs. Just ahead of his latest tour Taj talks to Angela McKenzie about how his musical journey is helping to change the perception that great Reggae music can only be...
Keywords: Initiative Radio highlights the work of organizations both for profit & not-for-profit; individuals of repute ordinary persons who are professionally & personally obligated to making a difference in their community & the world at large
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